1001 Inventions and The Library of Secrets

1001 Inventions and The Library of Secrets
Genre: Short, Adventure | Director: Credit to 1001 Inventions, Jameel Foundation | Language: English | Length: 13 minutes | Country: Global | Year: 2010 | Rating: NR

Three school children visit a dusty library to research the story of ‘The Dark Ages’. What they find changes their world view dramatically as ingenious inventors and pioneers of science and culture are vividly brought to life.

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NCSCOS Essential Standards: 6.C.1.2, WH.H.2.5, WH.H.3.1

El Naser Salah el Dine

El Naser Salah el Dine
Genre:
Action, Adventure, Drama | Director: Youssef Chahine | Language: Arabic, English Subtitles | Length: 90 minutes | Country: Global | Year: 1963 | Rating: NR

In the 12th century, Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, united Arabs across North Africa and Western Asia against the crusading Christians. After defeating Richard the Lionhearted, the legendary Saladin pledges that Arab Jerusalem will remain open to all pilgrims, whatever their religion.

NCSCOS Essential Standards: 6.C.1.2, WH.H.2.4, WH.H.2.5